Guitar Noises

Paul Hackett
Free newsletter about learning guitar online.
Created 20 Feb 2021
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  • Active Melody - Full Review of Free and Premium Membership
    15 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 24 0
    The best time to learn guitar is now. With online lessons a student can be in a room with their teacher all the time. Traditional music lessons go like this: you see your teacher once a week. You’re g...
  • Beginners Need to Play Songs, 3 Places to Start Building Your Repertoire
    01 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 23 1
    If someone tells you they know how to speak another language, it’s pretty likely you’ll ask them to say something in that language. In your mind, whether or not they really know that language depends ...
  • What Should You Play in a Guitar Store
    17 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 22 2
    Every guitar store should have a sign along the lines of “Everyone welcome, come in, sit down and play.” Trying out a guitar you don’t own shouldn’t be a reserved activity for people who shred like St...
  • Tony’s Acoustic Challenge REVIEW
    03 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 23 5
    If you read this newsletter you probably also see a ton of ads for online guitar lessons. Whether it’s showing up on Facebook or cutting into a YouTube video, they can be pretty annoying. Personally, ...
  • Why You Should Pick Another Instrument
    20 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 22 2
    You should pick another instrument to learn. I don’t mean you should “give up guitar because you’ll never be any good.” What I’m trying to say is learning another instrument will make you more knowled...
  • Ear Training Lessons, pt. 2
    06 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 20 0
    Welcome to Guitar Noises, a free newsletter about learning guitar online. For anyone just tuning in, you can read all the past issues in the full archives. The response to the last newsletter on Ear T...
  • Ear Training Lessons that Work
    23 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 20 0
    Welcome to another edition of Guitar Noises, a newsletter about learning guitar online. For anyone just joining us, you can check out the archives for all the topics I’ve written about so far. I start...
  • Why is improvising so hard?
    09 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 18 0
    Hello! Welcome to another edition of Guitar Noises, a newsletter about learning guitar online. This is issue #10 and I’d like to send a BIG thank you to everyone who has been here since the start. For...
  • Choosing the best electronic guitar tuner
    25 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 18 3
    Hello! Thanks for reading! I’m Paul and this is my newsletter about learning guitar online. Check out the newsletter archives to see all the topics I’ve written about so far. Photo by Ben White on Uns...
  • How often do you change guitar strings?
    11 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 18 2
    Change your guitar strings every 100 days You might be wondering how often you should change guitar strings? The most common advice is to change your guitar strings every three months. I like to round...
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